SENIORS SCENE: Spring rec guide is here

Spring courses and day excursions registration has opened for White Rock Leisure Services members, and non-member registration starts Wednesday.

So be sure to peruse the Spring Recreation Guide inside today’s Peace Arch News and check out all of the great things you can do.

If you don’t receive the guide, come down to the Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre or Centennial Park Leisure Centre to pick up your copy. Please call 604-541-2199 to register, or try registering 24/7 online at

If you are over 65 and need assistance with completing your income-tax returns, community volunteers are available to help file your tax returns electronically.

This free service is provided to seniors on low income with simple forms. Just drop off your forms at the Kent Street front desk. Returns that do not meet the criteria will be given back unfiled.

Celebrate White Rock’s Irish Festival.

Sign up now for Irish drum, whistle or Simple Irish fare cooking lessons that start next week at the White Rock Community Centre.

Pre-registration is required; please call 604-541-2199 for more details. For more events go online at

It’s not too late to sign up for the Fraud Awareness workshop on March 13, 9-10:30 a.m. at the White Rock Community Centre.

Learn how to protect yourself from email, Internet, investment and identity frauds. The interactive session will focus on generic examples of different types of frauds with specific things you can do to reduce the chances of becoming a victim.

Co-sponsored by White Rock Community Policing and Leisure Services, pre-registration is required 604-541-2199; no fee.

It’s always great to have the freedom to drop into fitness courses at your convenience.

Page 28 of the Spring Recreation Guide displays a diverse array of fitness classes to choose. Drop into Pilates, Nordic Stride, keep fit for 55+, boot camp, Zumba, total body workout, stretch and strength and yoga.

Purchase 10 or 20 visits on your personalized pass and enjoy the freedom to attend when it works for you.

Call 604-541-2199 to register, or visit Centennial Arena, Kent St. Activity Centre or White Rock Community Centre, and we would be happy to assist you in registering for a pass.

Drop-in sessions can also be purchased for the Centre for Active Living’s open cardio gym.

The Kent Street Activity Centre, located at 1475 Kent St., is open to people 55 years of age or better. For info, call 604-541-2231.


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